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Chilmark counsel suggests defensible big house regulation

The key to successfully regulating big houses in small, immensely valuable Chilmark may be to fold rules into districts of critical planning concern.

Don’t fall for the Youth Task Force

In response to The Youth Task Force full page ad in the November 1 MV Times.

A message to voters from Thailand

After my recent return to Chiang Mai in Thailand, after spending time on the Vineyard and casting my vote there without really being inspired by politics, a friend gave me a couple of issues of City Live magazine – Chiang Mai.

The real author

The "Historical Perspectives" column in the October 25 issue of this newspaper describes the Edgartown Lyceum, a forum for debates on Island and national issues in the mid-1800s.

SSA and the cost of living

In the October 24 issue of The Times, we learned that the SSA is going to impose another increase in charges.

Different cultures unite in soccer

Martha's Vineyard is a unique and beautiful place to live and work, which attracts people from all over the world.

A politician with the human touch

I enjoyed reading your piece on our late Governor Frank Sargent [At Large: Who me?, November 1].

He will be missed

The recent death of 98-year-old Bob Hughes of Oak Bluffs, former postmaster and school teacher, closes a chapter on a crusty character who could recall the last heath hen and the invention of basketball.

Thanks to so many

On behalf of the Friends of Tim Fullin Fundraiser committee, thank you all for the outpouring of support on Saturday, November 3.

To all the contributors

Hello and thank you to all the contributors at the first annual Island Entertainment Ocean View (I.

Red Cross thanks the community

The Cape Cod and Islands Chapter of the American Red Cross on Martha's Vineyard thanks the Martha's Vineyard community for its support this past season, including the recent mobilization during the superstorm Sandy threat.

Thanks for the quick work

I am writing to thank the town of Oak Bluffs employees for their quick response.

Not a moderate, at all

Regarding your recommendations [Election 2012: Recommendations to Voters, October 31] per the November 6 election.

Can’t be bothered to advertise

I was really disappointed this week, when only one candidate running for the MV Commission office posted a political ad in the MV Times, explaining who he was.

Believe what you like; I’ll do the same

Your November 1 letter, Resisting Social Progress pertains.

The lessons we have taught them

Statewide, voters, including Islanders in particularly enthusiastic numbers, have agreed to allow medicinal marijuana sales from as many as 35 outlets statewide.

Elections – just plain fun

I've told you before in this space that, for me, there is flinching involved on Election Day.

Rosamond C. Santos

Rosamond Camara Santos, age 98, known to her family and friends as Roddy, died at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital on September 20, 2012 following complications after surgery to repair a broken hip.

How Martha’s Vineyard Voted

Election results for the six Island towns appear in a table here. They have been updated, as of 10 am, Wednesday with latest raw vote figures.